La permanenza dell’Antichità. Dal laboratorio bolognese: Alexandre, Thèbes, Troie, Merlin

Autori: Giuseppina Brunetti, Jacopo Fois, Niccolò Gensini
In: Critica del testo. XXII / 3, 2019
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Abstract

The essay relates the results and the expected developments of research coordinated by Brunetti at the University of Bologna, concerning texts and themes from classical antiquity to the Middle Ages. The authors discuss the Roman de Thèbes, in particular the controversial stemmatic position of the fragments preserved in Angers; and the compilation of the MS. Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Bodmer 147, a remarkable blend of Arthurian novel and Matter of Rome. The paper also discusses the outcome of research aimed at proving the existence of a specific cultural project as premise to the composition of the Franco-Italian mise en prose (Prose 2) of the Roman de Troie.